The body of the e-mail should consist of at least three paragraphs
30 points possible
Purpose: Emails are the most common kind of professional correspondence. This assignment will ask you to apply the research you completed in the Audience Analysis Assignment to writing a professional email.
Step 1: Consider the following situation: You will graduate from College soon and are hoping for a job with the employer you researched in the Audience Analysis Assignment.
Step 2: Write an email to the employer you hope to work for. Ask for an informational interview. That is a 20 minute meeting between you and the employer. You ask the employer questions and hopefully pave the way to an eventual job interview. At the very least, you learn more about your future career field.
Step 3: Do some planning. Who should the email be directed to? How can you write an email that will appeal to someone at this company. Consider the audience analysis you just completed and write the email with those employer preference and values in mind.
Step 4: Write a draft of your email. Proofread carefully.
Step 5: Finally, format everything as you would an e-mail Add a To: From: and Subject: line. Remember to keep paragraphs short. Consider adding bulleted lists. And choose a suitable salutation and closing.
Step 6: Conclude with a statement about the strategies you used to write the e-mail, briefly explaining how you applied your research to writing the email,
Criteria for Success:
The assignment is written in correct e-mail form including a salutation, closing, To: From: and Subject line.
The email effectively includes elements that would clearly appeal to a your chosen employer. This could include the level of formality (the tone), word choice, the salutation and closing, as well as the content of the email.
The assignment includes a statement about the strategies you used to write the e-mail, briefly explaining how you applied your research to writing the email,
There are no typos, spelling, or grammar errors